Illustrations-Part II

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Well, it's been a while since I posted last pictures here, but I'm quite busy these days.
The things I've been doing recently are mostly connected to art creations, and faculty is the last place I visited since The beginning of January, although I've got a lot to study, I have to confess that faculty is like a prison for me, or Cage..The fact that our educational system equals to the some of the worst educational systems I've ever known, is killing me. To cut the story short. Faculty sucks.
I've been designing 2 dresses, one of the old books and the other one as Siren gown.
I've been recording the vocal parts for our second demo song, and writing lyrics for the tenth song.
I hope that, by the end of the summer, we'll have the whole album recorded.
The only thing that stops me from doing it constantly, as it's my passion, is faculty.
Hmmm..rehearsals are my recent occupation, and I'm pretty exhausted every day..and plus, I've got a flu.
Since I'm rushing to the rehearsals and back, I'm wearing pretty uninteresting clothes for you to show. So , I decided to do another illustration post.

The Lady of the Snow/Red Mermaid

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Hat Addicted Lover

Friday, January 13, 2012

I'm deeply in love with all kinds of hats. Especially the ones called Hat Net ('French netting' or 'Russian veiling').
One of the first hats to be depicted was found in a tomb painting at Thebes and shows a man wearing a coolie-style straw hat. Other early hats include the Pileus, which was a simple skull cap, the Phrygian cap, which became identified later as the 'liberty cap' given to slaves in Greece and Rome when they were made free men, and the Pestasos which comes from ancient Greece and is the first known hat with a brim.

Although women from an early stage were always expected to have their heads covered by veils, kerchiefs, hoods, caps and wimples, it was not until the end of the 16th century that women's structured hats, based on those of male courtiers began to be seen.
It was in the late seventeenth century that women's headgear began to emerge in its own right and not be influenced by men's hat fashions. The word 'milliner', A maker of women's hats, was first recorded in 1529 when the term referred to the products for which Milan and the northern Italian regions were well known, i.e. ribbons, gloves and straws. The haberdashers who imported these highly popular straws were called 'Millaners' from which the word was eventually derived.

By the mid 1800's Swiss and Italian straws, together with imitation straws made from paper, cardboard, grass and horsehair were available to women, along with the introduction of velvet and tulle.
During the first half of the nineteenth century the bonnet dominated women's fashion, becoming very large with many ribbons, flowers, feathers and gauze trims giving an appearance of even greater size. By the end of the century, although bonnets were still prevalent, many other styles were to be found, including wide brims with flat crowns, the flower pot and the toque - feathers and veils abounded.

Although early in the 1900's most hats were enormous and adorned with flowers, feathers, ribbons and tulle, by the mid 1920's women's hair had become much shorter with the shingle cut and the cloche, which hugged the head like a helmet with a very small brim, had come into fashion. Now, after World War 1, there was suddenly such a proliferation of styles and materials that many women had to rely on the advice of milliners.

During the 1930's and 40's the tendency was for hats to have higher crowns with smaller brims and once it was War-Time again, it was mainly the trims which were changed with women making do with turbans made from pre-war materials.
Since their invention, hats have come and gone as status symbols, uniforms and fashion statements as well as being functional sports and protective headgear.

Me with only some of the hats

Illustrations-Part I

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Hello my lovely readers!
In this post I will not be posting my outfits, but drawings and illustrations done by me. You've all probably noticed that I'm in love with all kinds of Visual Art, and that I'm involved into almost every part of it. Not only fashion and music are my interests, but also visual art. It's something that flows through my veins and helps me get through this life. I know I wrote in description profile a lot about myself but I said that it's only a little piece of me. As a songwriter, I always have pictures and little slideshows on my mind, when writing lyrics.
In my opinion a real artist have to be good in its every piece. Not only you have to be a good writer, or performer, or singer, but you have to feel it in your body and heart, and be connected though all of its shapes.
My teachers kept saying that I'm a true definition of art and artistic person.
I loved drawing since my childhood, and I was good at it. I never took any professional class for drawing nor singing.
I wrote songs, and some of them are collected by my teacher's books, a lot of my drawings are still in the school classrooms.
So, everything is like a puzzle, without one small part, it's not complete.
Photography, painting, drawing, make-up, sewing, singing, writing poems, design, cooking are my passion and different forms of art, but still all connected.
For me, drawing is similar to make-up. I enjoy drawing beautiful lady's faces and at the same time doing make-up on their faces with crayons, color pencils, chalk, pastels, etc.
And also designing their clothes and doing their hairstyles. It's so amazing! I love that as well as I like to do make-up on the people's faces and designing clothes for them.
You will notice that a lot of the girls are similar to me. I drew them so that they will be reflection of my inner being.